(Closed) Who is setting up what at your venue?

posted 8 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
396 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

we were in a similar situation. My mom just ended up hiring two of my little sisters guy friends to do the set up. they did the set up and I think my mom gave them like $100 each.

Post # 4
1893 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I’m doubling my centerpieces as aisle decorations (they’re wrought iron trees with crystals, I’m putting them on pedestals to line the aisle for the ceremony, then putting them straight on the tables for centerpieces).  I’m getting the trees and everything from the florist, so she’ll be setting all that up.  I’m having the reception in the same room as the ceremony so while everyone is having cocktail hour, my DOC and florist will be setting up the reception space.  

My only request was to not be involved in any way whatsoever in the set up or break down.  I’ve been assured this won’t be a problem, but we shall see!

Post # 5
504 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

My venue is setting up and breaking down everything for the ceremony and reception. I’m suppose to bring all my stuff the day before, go over the set up with the coordinator and just show up the next day. I’m a little scared because I’m a bit type-A but I fully plan on taking a look at everything before guests arrive.

Post # 6
13095 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

My venue and florist set everything up for us!  We just had to bring everything in a couple of days before with instructions and they set everything out.  Then our florist came in the day of and set up all the centerpieces and such.  Made life so easy on us!

Post # 8
2280 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Our venue will have people there to set up tables/chairs/etc. A friend volunteered to be the “wedding designer” and she’ll oversee the decorations. 🙂

Post # 9
126 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Our coordinator/planner did all of our set up.

Post # 10
1235 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

m just @Cheeks11: I a just like you! Although where we are getting married doesn’t provide setup for us. We have to coordinate all the vendors and decorations and setup ourselves which is kinda fine with me because I am SO type-A that I will probably want to spend part of my time that morning helping set things up and making sure they are perfect. But then again, I like doing that kind of thing too. I’m sure that desire will change when it gets closer to time. lol

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